Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Kazakhstani Military Budget

See the chart below for a yearly breakdown of military spending in Kazakhstan. (2001 to 2012)

Military Spending in Kazakhstan

Our latest data shows that Kazakhstan spent $2,355,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 1.2% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Kazakhstani military budget data. We can only publish the past 12 years, but SIPRI has data as far back as 1988 on their site.

Total Spent: $15,012,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $504,000,000 1.0%
2002 $552,000,000 1.1%
2003 $654,000,000 1.1%
2004 $747,000,000 1.0%
2005 $942,000,000 1.0%
2006 $1,102,000,000 1.0%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $1,658,000,000 1.3%
2008 $1,574,000,000 1.1%
2009 $1,485,000,000 1.1%
2010 $1,635,000,000 1.1%
2011 $1,804,000,000 1.0%
2012 $2,355,000,000 1.2%

Note on Data: Constant (2011) US Dollars are used. For more information about this data visit SIPRI.org.

Other Countries in the Region

Pakistani Flag Pakistan
$6,630 Million (2012)
Vietnamese Flag Viet Nam
$3,397 Million (2012)
Cambodian Flag Cambodia
$210 Million (2012)
Thai Flag Thailand
$5,334 Million (2012)
Timorese Flag East Timor
$34 Million (2012)
Taiwanese Flag Taiwan
$10,513 Million (2012)
Laotian Flag Laos
No Data (2012)
Singapore Flag Singapore
$9,249 Million (2012)

Kazakhstan's Military Branches

Ground Forces, Navy, Air Mobile Forces, Air Defense Forces.

Military Service Age in Kazakhstan

18 is the legal minimum age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 2 years; 19 is the legal minimum age for voluntary service; military cadets in intermediate (ages 15-17) and higher (ages 17-21) education institutes are classified as military service personnel.